Ohio Department of Education (ODE) 2019-2020 state report cards have been released. The 2019-2020 state report cards do not have grades or ratings because of the limited data available due to the coronavirus pandemic and ordered school-building closures. The 2019-2020 state report cards do share financial data and some limited information in other areas.
In financial news, Wyoming City Schools retained our top ranking on percent of budget spent on classroom instruction among districts of similar size. Wyoming City Schools spends 76.6% of funds on classroom instruction. The state average is 68.4% and the average of our comparison group (districts with enrollment between 1000 and 2499) is 68.1%.
Additional comparisons of note can be found in the report card’s Source of Funds section. Wyoming City Schools is 60.4% locally-funded, as compared to the state average of 41.8%. State funding is 21.8% compared to the state average of 43.3%, and our federal funding is 1.5% compared to the state average of 7.1%.